Donor Alliance Announces 2018 Board of Directors

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Organ procurement organization adds St. Mary’s Medical Center President to board

Donor Alliance, the federally designated non-profit organization that facilitates organ and tissue donation in Colorado and most of Wyoming, has added Brian M. Davidson, MD to its 2018 Board of Directors.    

The only new addition to the nine-member Board of Directors, Dr. Davidson boasts extensive experience in health care management including serving as a faculty anesthesiologist and medical director at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and Hospital, one of the busiest transplant centers in the Rocky Mountain Region. He brings direct clinical care experience with transplant patients, matched with healthcare administrative experience at both recovery and transplant centers. Most recently, Dr. Davidson served as chief medical officer and is currently president of St. Mary’s Medical Center in Grand Junction, Colo. A board certified anesthesiologist, Dr. Davidson also holds a Doctor of Medicine and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Colorado.

“I have had professional and personal interest in organ and tissue donation and transplantation since the very beginning of my career,” said Dr. Davidson. “It is an honor to be invited to serve on the board of such an important healthcare organization serving our regional community. Organ and tissue donation and transplantation truly embodies a great human gift. It is an amazing process.”

Remaining on the Donor Alliance Board of Directors this year are Deb Smith, CPA (Chair); Mary M. White, MBA, FACHE (Chair Elect); Kevin M. Smith, CPA (Secretary/Treasurer); Kimberly A. Griffiths, MS, RN; Thomas M. Gronow, MHA; Judy Hutchison, MA; Bradley T. Kornfeld, JD, Esq.; and Elizabeth Pomfret, MD.

“I continue to be invigorated by each board member’s passion and commitment to help Donor Alliance achieve its mission to save lives,” said Sue Dunn, president and CEO of Donor Alliance. “We are confident that this expert group of talented individuals will continue to provide strong leadership and direction for our organization going forward.”    

About Donor Alliance
Donor Alliance is a non-profit organization dedicated to saving lives through organ and tissue donation and transplantation. As the organ and tissue procurement agency for Colorado and most of Wyoming, Donor Alliance serves more than 5.8 million residents and more than 100 hospitals.

Donor Alliance adheres to the highest medical and ethical standards: respectfully working with the families of organ and tissue donors, maintaining partnerships with hospitals and educating residents on the life-saving benefits of donation and inspiring them to sign up on the state’s donor registry. Colorado and Wyoming boast some of the highest rates of donor registration in the country, which directly translates to more lives saved and healed through organ and tissue transplantation. Donor Alliance is one of 58 federally designated organizations of its kind in the United States. For more information visit DonorAlliance.org or the Donate Life Colorado or Donate Life Wyoming Facebook pages.

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